A day or two after my unfortunate run in with a renegade wine glass, I was bantering back and forth with one of my favorite blog friends, Word Nerd, who is also the leader of the GBE2 (group blogging experience) on Facebook.
Somehow she and I came to the conclusion that we ought to offer up the opportunity to the GBE2 folks to write the tale of how I came by the wound and subsequent scar - considering the blandness of the true story. I was sworn to secrecy until today when the topic was announced to the group at large.
Just after the trauma, before it had really sunk in, the idea seemed like a good one. As the week progressed, my anxiety took over and I questioned the decision. Who was I to think the group would want to write on this topic? It felt presumptuous anyone would care.
So when Word Nerd e-mailed me last night to make sure I was still OK with people making light of the event, I told her I wanted to make light of it but felt as though I were asking people to write about something they wouldn't be interested in and I didn't want the group to resent a dramatic change to the typical prompt format. She assured me it would be just fine. She has a great deal of faith in these people who write for and with each other week after week.
Turns out, she was right.
Several entries have already been linked to the topic post and I have to tell you every one has had me laughing aloud in great gulping guffaws! So far I have danced naked zumba (hee hee), rumbled with a high flautin' society lady with a terrible attitude (YES! Take THAT, snooty snot lady!), gotten tangled up in a fly fishing rod (which is not only possible but probable), attempted to stab a bitchy beauty pageant judge in the eye with her very own pencil (while pregnant with Lex's love quadruplets *snicker*), and attended a rock concert on ill-gotten VIP passes and fallen off the stage (I'm fairly certain I've already done this at one time or another).
This day has been full of coconut bra fun and I've loved every minute of it!
So...I would just like to take a moment tonight to tell all of these phenomenal bloggers who have made me laugh today thank you. You've given me so many opportunities to laugh out loud today and every single story has contributed to my recovery and well-being. You're awesome!